The English Catalogue of Books

Author: Sampson Low

Publisher: N.A

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Category: English literature

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Vols. for 1898-1968 include a directory of publishers.

Rapture

Poems

Author: Carol Ann Duffy

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1466895861

Category: Poetry

Page: 80

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Winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize, "essential reading for the broken-hearted of all ages" (The Guardian) The effortless virtuosity, drama, and humanity of Carol Ann Duffy's verse have made her much admired among contemporary poets. Rapture is a book-length love poem and a moving act of personal testimony. But what sets these poems apart from other treatments of the subject is Duffy's refusal to simplify the contradictions of love and read its transformations-infatuation, longing, passion, commitment, rancor, separation, and grief-as either redemptive or destructive. This is a map of real love in all its churning complexity, simultaneously direct and subtle, showing us that a song can be made of even the most painful episodes in our lives. With poems that will find deep resonance in the experience of most readers, it is a collection that can and does speak for us all.

Books in Series

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780835221092

Category: Monographic series

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The Oxford Handbook of Milton

Author: Nicholas McDowell,Nigel Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199210888

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 715

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A comprehensive guide to the state of Milton studies in the first decade of the 21st century.

Books in Print

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Reflections in a Golden Eye

Author: Carson McCullers

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547524218

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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Set on a Southern army base in the 1930s, REFLECTIONS IN A GOLDEN EYE tells the story of Captain Penderton, a bisexual whose life is upset by the arrival of Major Langdon, a charming womanizer who has an affair with Penderton's tempestuous and flirtatious wife, Leonora. Upon the novel's publication in 1941, reviewers were unsure of what to make of its relatively scandalous subject matter. A critic for Time Magazine wrote, "In almost any hands, such material would yield a rank fruitcake of mere arty melodrama. But Carson McCullers tells her tale with simplicity, insight, and a rare gift of phrase." Written during a time when McCullers's own marriage to Reeves was on the brink of collapse, her second novel deals with her trademark themes of alienation and unfulfilled loves.

The Recluse

Author: William Wordsworth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 56

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Family History at the Crossroads

A "Journal of Family History" Reader

Author: Tamara K. Hareven,Andrejs Plakans

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400886910

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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This collection of essays covers most of the important topics in the field of family history, assesses the state of the art, and stresses the themes that will continue to generate interest in the future. Originally published in 1989. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry

Author: Isabel Rivers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134844174

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 248

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Since publication in 1979 Isabel Rivers' sourcebook has established itself as the essential guide to English Renaissance poetry. It: provides an account of the main classical and Christian ideas, outlining their meaning, their origins and their transmission to the Renaissance; illustrates the ways in which Renaissance poetry drew on classical and Christian ideas; contains extracts from key classical and Christian texts and relates these to the extracts of the English poems which draw on them; includes suggestions for further reading, and an invaluable bibliographical appendix.

Ambiguous Realities

Women in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Author: Carole Levin

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780814318737

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 263

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The Earth and Its Peoples

Author: Richard Bulliet,Pamela Crossley,Daniel Headrick,Steven Hirsch,Lyman Johnson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0538744383

Category: History

Page: 1008

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THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Fifth Edition, presents world history in a balanced, global framework, shifting the focus away from political centers of power. This truly global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of environment and technology and diversity and dominance to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each other. The authors’ approach reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by the environment and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Boomer Bible

Author: R. F. Laird,Robert F. Laird

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 9781563050756

Category: Humor

Page: 822

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A satirical interpretation of the bible features an interpretation of world history from Creation to the modern era, as well as commentary on religion, art, film, literature, television, and other cultural matters

Whitaker's Cumulative Book List

A Classified List of Publications...together with an Index to Authors and Titles

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English literature

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Placing the Academy

Essays on Landscape, Work, and Identity

Author: Jennifer Sinor,Rona Kaufman

Publisher: Utah State University Press

ISBN: 9780874216578

Category: Education

Page: 320

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A set of creative writers here responds to the call for literature that addresses who we are by understanding where we are—where, for each of them, being somehow part of the academy. Their personal essays delineate the diverse, sometimes unexpected roles of place in shaping them, as writers and teachers in varied environments, through unique experiences and distinctive worldviews—in reconfiguring their conjunctions of identity and setting, here, there, everywhere, and in between. Offering creative comments on place, identity, and academic work are authors Charles Bergman, Mary Clearman Blew, Jayne Brim Box, Jeffrey M. Buchanan, Norma Elia Cantú, Katherine Fischer, Kathryn T. Flannery, Diana Garcia, Janice M. Gould, Seán W. Henne, Rona Kaufman, Deborah A. Miranda, Erin E. Moore, Kathleen Dean Moore, Robert Michael Pyle, Jennifer Sinor, Scott Slovic, Michael Sowder, Lee Torda, Charles Waugh, and Mitsuye Yamada.

Poet to Poet

Author: Ted Hughes,T. S. Eliot,W. H. Auden,Sylvia Plath,et al.

Publisher: Poet to Poet

ISBN: 9780571205202

Category:

Page: 1248

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A boxed set of the first 10 volumes in the Poet to Poet series. The featured poets are: T.S. Eliot, W.H. Auden, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, William Shakespeare, John Keats, W.B. Yeats, Homer translated by Christopher Logue, an anthology of 20th-century Scottish poets, and Ezra Pound.